Renzo Sambo

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Renzo Sambo
Renzo Sambo, Bruno Cipolla, Primo Baran 1968.jpg
Renzo Sambo (left), Bruno Cipolla and Primo Baran at the 1968 Olympics
Personal information
Born (1942-01-17)17 January 1942
Treviso, Italy
Died 10 August 2009(2009-08-10) (aged 67)
Cesiomaggiore, Belluno, Italy
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 90 kg (200 lb)
Sport Rowing

Renzo Sambo (17 January 1942 – 10 August 2009)[1] was an Italian rower who had his best achievements in the coxed pairs, together with Primo Baran and coxswain Bruno Cipolla. They won a European title in 1967 and an Olympic gold in 1968.[2]

Sambo then changed to the coxed fours, but with less success. During his career he won 15 national titles in various events. In retirement he worked as a coach with Circolo Ospedalieri Treviso, which organizes the Renzo Sambo Memorial Regatta since 2009.[2]


  1. ^ Renzo Sambo's obituary.
  2. ^ a b "Renzo Sambo". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. 

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